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Pelicans from BL Harley 4751, f. 46

Pelicans from BL Harley 4751, f. 46

 
 
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Detail of a miniature of pelicans (Pelicano). On the left side of the miniature, the pelican kills one of its young; on the right, it revives it by feeding it his blood. Image taken from f. 46 of Bestiary, with extracts from Giraldus Cambrensis on Irish birds. Written in Latin.

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1200 - 1300
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British Library
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